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colleagues just received a call from the president of the united states. barack obama congratulating us on a great victory for the american people. >> the day began with president obama traveling to capitol hill to make sure democrats supported the bill. late in the evening, it passed a key hurdle. >> the amendment is adopted. >> an amendment banning government-funded abortions. it was demanded by moderate democrats. republicans condemned the health care reform plan as a washington power grab. >> how does it have to get before we stop the out-of-control spending. >> republicans presented a counter offer they said was cheaper and doesn't force people to get insurance coverage. >> the health care system in america needs reform, but the pelosi plan is the wrong prescription. >> democrats say their bill covers more than 36 million who can't get or afford insurance now. >> this isn't the pelosi plan. this is a plan for all of america. >> in washington, a showdown on landmark legislation, but not the end of the fight. the senate still has to take up its own version of the bill, and the presid
is the president of the united states, bush was the president. i respected both of them because of their position. i didn't always agree with them and i don't always agree with obama or bush but they were the president of united states. and when you are under a microscope every single day, everything that you do, you are going to have tendencies back and forth. and right now we are still in a resgs. we still have problem with jobs. so people aren't happy right now. >> and problems paying for college. tomorrow you're holding a congressional forum on paying for college arguing that there really is help out there. >> i think one of the most important things you can do is when students want to go to college, we should help them go to college. we pass the bim that will give a lot more money and we're going to help students go to college. that's what makes our country the best country in the world and i'm having forums throughout my district with parents and students and juniors and seniors in high school to help them seek out the money that will help them go to a college if they want to go to college.
to the united states? and quite frankly afghanistan is important for our fight against terrorism as is pakistan. now, the legitimatesy of the afghan government is something for the people to determine. quite frankly, i think none of us would accept the type of election process they have in that country. >> but is there not that nexus between the legitimatesy and the cribblet of its democracy -- credibility in terms of it becoming a peaceful place? >> no question about it. there is a concern about whether the government can maintain the type of legitimatesy that's important to protect the rights of all citizens and to help us in our fight against terrorism. so we are concerned about the legitimatesy and the strength of the afghan government. quite frankly, mr. carsi has had a checkered past and i think that's of concern. but our concern is whether we can have an effective campaign against terrorism in afghanistan and pakistan to protect the interests of the united states. >> to health care. the senator expected to begin debate within two weeks on the bill crafted by the majority leader. how do y
declared himself america's first pacific president. >> the united states looks to strengthen alliances and build new partnerships with the nation of this region. >> he met with the japanese royal family and reached out of business leaders, promising a new era of cooperation. after a stop in china he is headed to south korea, where demonstrators are already protesting against the president and the u.s. war in afghanistan. >> before heading to china the president promises to work with the the new economic superpower, not try to contain it. >> there is continuing coverage of print -- president obama's asian to work. you can find a slide show on our web site, wbaltv.com, click on politics. >> the maryland gop had a new leader this morning. audrey scott was elected as the new state party chairman. the 73-year-old was a former member of the prince george's county council. she promised to bring a renewed vigor to the party. as well as her fund-raising skills. convention delegates were told that the state gop has only $6,000 in the bank. >> it is 9:09. still ahead, frank kratovil will join us
across america. >> every state in the united states has a population that is overweight and obese. it's, it's an epidemic, it's a nightmare, and if we don't do something now, we're going to have a crash like the stock market in our health. >> we're gonna give you today a way-- not just for you, but every family at home-- to be able to turn this thing around so, guys, give a really big, warm welcome to brent jr. and payton! [applause] [♪...] what's up? you don't want to be here? you know what we're talking about, we're talking about food, right? i'm gonna take a break. when we come back, i'ma bet you something. you like spinach? >> no. [laughter] >> [mouthing words] you like... you like green lettuce? >> brent jr.: [softly] yeah. >> yeah? do you like... how about, do you like beets? >> i don't know what that is. >> that's a, that's a weird vegetable that your mom probably never gave you because she didn't think you would eat it, o.k., right? when we come back, what if i told you, right now, i bet you... i'm gonna give you some spinach, some beets... you're gonna drink it and be shock
of the united states face-to-face with a pair of uninvited guests who turn out to be reality tv show people. >> mr. and mrs. salahi. >> it is still not clear how thank relevant -- tareq and michaele salahi managed to get close to a number of party goers. michaele salahi was being taped for an upcoming series of "the real house wives." she and her husband are ready to tell their side of the story monday. on their side, michaele salahi says she was honored to be invited. the secret service says their names were not on the guest list and they should have been prohibited from entering the event entirely. >> this time it was a nice pretty blog. the next time it could be an assassin. >> ronald kessler wrote a book about the secret service. >> these people could have had anthrax. they could have taken a knife and stabbed someone. >> some legal experts think they could face criminal charges. a steep price to pay for 15 minutes of fame. michaele salahi was said to be a one-time member of the washington redskins cheerleaders. now they say they consultant find any information about her. >> the couple
himself america's first pacific president. >> the united states looks to strengthen old alliances and build new partnerships with the nations of this region. >> he met with japan's royal family and reached out to top japanese business leaders, promising a new era of cooperation. after a stop in china, he's heading to south korea. where demonstrators are already protesting against the president and the u.s. war in afghanistan. before heading to china, the president promised to work with that new economic superpower, not try to contain it. in washington, i'm brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and this continuing coverage of president obama's asian tour on our website. there you can find a slide show of the president's arrival and his speech in tokyo. it's on our website, wbaltv.com. click on politics. >> the maryland g.o.p. has a new leader after their convention in bowie yesterday. republicans elected audrey scott. the 73-year-old was a cabinet secretary in the ehrlich administration and former member of the prince george's county council. she promised delegates to bring a new vigor
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